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Question about Knicknevin (Gomorra)

 
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WahookaTG
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:38 pm    Post subject: Question about Knicknevin (Gomorra) Reply with quote

Short question: can anyone tell me when the 'Knicknevin incident' in Gomorra took place? My posse is heading there and I want to hang on to the correct timeline.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

don't know if they gave and exact date but later half of 77 beginning of 78.
The town was still around but disheveled in April 78 a few months after the incident, by September 79 it is nothing but a single house and a smouldering crater having met its final destruction.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd like to know more about this, I am a fan of gomorra and I know that at the time of "Doomtown or Bust" knickevin incident hasnt happened yet, in the book about The Collegium however it has happened, and Gomorra still exist but with 2 big craters in town, but the life seems to go on for the townsfolk.

If I understand well after that something else happen and Gomorra is completely destroyed, but i could not find by what.


Also i'd like to know where to find more content about Gomorra. I know a lot has been written, for exemple by this guy:
http://webspace.webring.com/people/kg/gislef/doomtown/fiction.htm
But I can't find anything.

PS: i also found this today:
http://www.gamesmeister.com/doomtown/viewtopic.php?t=594&sid=ce4dbc3f00c51f5ffe145da3e23679c4


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The prologue stuff from the Classic adventure Ghost Busters lays out the events of Knicknevin's rise and fall, but leaves several things dangling.
I didn't pay any attention to the Doomtown CCG, so I don't know if that's where the events actually went down or not. What I do know is that all the set up material is in Doomtown or Bust.
Reading that tells you all you need to know about what Knick's rise looked like, and Ghost Busters tells you what his fall looked like.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lifthraser wrote:


If I understand well after that something else happen and Gomorra is completely destroyed, but i could not find by what.
Lifthraser


Intentionally left vague, they were working on the ghost-rock bomb so that is what I always figured happened, in my campaign my party managed to set this event in motion
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wanderingmystic wrote:
lifthraser wrote:


If I understand well after that something else happen and Gomorra is completely destroyed, but i could not find by what.
Lifthraser


Intentionally left vague, they were working on the ghost-rock bomb so that is what I always figured happened, in my campaign my party managed to set this event in motion

A ghost-fire bomb would explain why everything kind of resembles the remains of Ghost Town. Surprised
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the info everybody.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

After many research here is my conclusion:

We know that after the knickevin event, Hellstromme took over the collegium.
Also, Hellstromme is a servitor of the reckonners, wich utimate goal is to setup a deadland via detonation of ghost rock nuclear bombs...

So Hellstromme made it real in Gomorra, as a test probably.


What do you guys think?
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